Clock Stoppers

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Clock Stoppers
Appears in Mario Party 5
Type 2-vs-2 mini-game
Time limit 15 seconds per round
Music Move Happily

Clock Stoppers is a 2-vs.-2 minigame found in Mario Party 5. The name derives from the 2002 film Clockstoppers.


The game's goal is to match the player's clock with the one in the middle a total of three times. The game will begin with the smaller, middle clock showing a random time (for example, 3:45). Players must move both of their clock's hands to match the time. The idea is for one of the players to move the small hand while the other moves the big one. When a hand is in the correct position, it will snap into place. Whichever team matches their clock first gets a point. The first team to get three points wins.

As usual, the clock to the left is colored red, while the one to the right is colored blue. The one in the middle, considerably smaller, is colored green. All clocks feature yellow numbers. The setting looks like a kind of old, brown town, in which the big cuckoo clocks are located on balconies.


  • Control Stick – Move
  • A Button – Jump

In-game text[edit]

  • Rules"Push the hands of the clock to match the clock in the middle. The first team to do this three times or the most times at the end wins."
  • Advice"Move one hand of the clock while your teammate moves the other."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese クルクルどけい
Kurukuru dokei
Spinning Clock
Spanish Sincronización Synchronisation
French Tic-tac Tactique Tick Tock Tactics
German Zum Kuckuck-Uhr On the Cuckoo Clock
Italian Sposta l'ora Move the time

See also[edit]